Making All Voices Count

Technologies, citizen voice and accountable governance

Making All Voices Count was a programme that supported the development and spread of innovative approaches to fostering accountable, responsive governance – many of them using tools and platforms based on mobile phone and digital technologies.

Innovation, scaling and research projects

From its inception in June 2013 until its end in November 2017, Making All Voices Count issued 178 grants:

  • 72 to innovation projects
  • 38 to scaling projects
  • 7 to tech hubs
  • 61 to research projects.

Fourteen key messages about tech and accountable governance

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Five lessons about supporting innovation

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A learning programme

Making All Voices Count generated research-based evidence on how technologies contribute to accountable governance change processes, and practice-based learning on how to support innovation in this field.

This site

This is an archive of resources from the programme. You can search our publications, projects and blogs by theme and by country, and by type of project or publication.

What data do we want? Understanding demands for open data…
Andrew Kaliati Paskaliah Kachieng’a Indra de Lanerolle

There is demand for data, but also for dialogue between government and citizens to further accountability

Anjali Nayar: A storyteller that innovates for social change

October 9, 2017 |

Making the collection and sharing of data easy so communities could focus on the real work

The techno-centric gaze: incorporating citizen participation technologies into participatory governance…
Tony Roberts Kevin Hernandez

Explaining the use and non-use of citizen participation technologies in the Philippines

Izolo: mobile diaries of the less connected
Indra de Lanerolle Marion Walton Alette Schoon

Mobile use patterns of the less connected in South Africa